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Las Bovedas

Plaza de Francia | Calle 1, Panama City, Panama
+507 228-8058
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Overview
  • Excellent44%
  • Very good38%
  • Average15%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“seafood” (4 reviews)
“octopus” (2 reviews)
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CUISINES
Seafood
PRICE
$$$$
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LOCATION
Plaza de Francia | Calle 1, Panama City, Panama
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1 - 10 of 57 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Went there this evening with a couple business associates. The fish of the day was Sea Bass and it was very good. My associates enjoyed their dinners as well. The portions are not huge but as a business traveler, I appreciated that. What I saved...More

Thank Bryan B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The name of the restaurant reflects that it is built in one of the vaults (boveda) remaining from the time the Plaza de Francia was a fort. My friend and I stopped here for a late lunch after strolling along the beautiful Paseo General Estaban...More

Thank Sharon W
Reviewed 4 June 2017 via mobile

It was awesome to have dinner in this historical place. Las Bovedas were built as part of a fortress in the XVIII century and wereused during the colonial era as dungeons, storage vaults and dorms. Inside the restaurant the setting is beautiful. Service was very...More

Thank PanamanianWanderlust
Reviewed 14 March 2017

Oh my... we had an awesome time. The food is great, the staff is friendly, the environment makes you feel somewhere else than Panama. Be ready to spend $80.00 aprox. for a full course meal, which will be definitely worth it!

Thank T M
Reviewed 28 January 2017

Big mistake. This place was touted as historically interesting (true), gourmet food (pretty good) and a live jazz venue on Fridays (as an inveterate jazz fan, I couldn't wait). My party of 4 had reservations for Friday night. We asked what time we should have...More

Thank jellevant
Reviewed 31 October 2016 via mobile

We read positive reviews on TripAdvisor so we went. The grilled corvina (always fresh and delicious in other restaurants in the 3 weeks of our Panama visit) was definitely frozen. Poor. The pasta with seafood was average at best. The Greek Salad was fresh and...More

Thank Charlene S
Reviewed 17 April 2016

Attended Las Bovedas as part of a group business dinner. The restaurant was polite and well trained. The food was great. I had sea bass, with mashed potatoes and asparagus all delicious. Chose the “tree tomato” mouse dessert and it was a rare treat. It...More

Thank gisell05
Reviewed 31 March 2016

While walking around the area during the day, I was intrigued by Las Bovedas - and it was recommended by a local as having good French food. When I returned at night, I noticed quite a set up of tables outside - which were being...More

Thank GareThere
Reviewed 7 March 2016 via mobile

It was our anniversary on Feb. 29th so what better place to celebrate Lucky #7 than in a former dungeon! We enjoyed a wonderful meal, a terrific bottle of wine, and excellent service in the wonderful atmosphere of Las Bovedas. We asked to be moved...More

Thank shmacculloch
Reviewed 5 January 2016

This restaurant is at the far point of the old city in Panama. We made a reservation although the restaurant was pretty slow on this night. The service was great - they have a high level menu in English but I would have appreciated a...More

Thank shaybaby25
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
Meals
Dinner, Lunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Bar Scene, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 PM - 12:00 AM
Monday
12:00 PM - 12:00 AM
Tuesday
12:00 PM - 12:00 AM
Wednesday
12:00 PM - 12:00 AM
Thursday
12:00 PM - 12:00 AM
Friday
12:00 PM - 12:00 AM
Saturday
12:00 PM - 12:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Plaza de Francia | Calle 1, Panama City, Panama
  • Location: Central America  >  Panama  >  Panama Province  >  Panama City
  • Phone Number: +507 228-8058
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